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July 5, 2020

5/26/2020 7:29:00 AM
Tod Michael Kraus

Tod Michael Kraus, 57, of Sugar Camp, died on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Friendly Village Nursing Facility in Rhinelander from a long-standing battle of Sarcoidosis.

He was born on March 3, 1963 in Milwaukee. He was married on Aug. 17, 2017 to Lisa Purpura in the Garden of the Gods National Park in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Tod loved fishing and hunting and UTV riding.

Surviving is his wife, Lisa; two sons, Michael and Aaron Kraus; two grandsons, Trenton and Nicholas all of Rhinelander; sister, Lisa M. Kraus of Peshtigo and his stepdaughters Sara Pietrzak of DePere and Lynda Pietrzak of Sugar Camp.

Tod is preceded in death by his father, Richard W. Kraus.

We would like to thank the staff at Ascension at Home Hospice and Friendly Village for providing wonderful care.

A heartfelt thank you to Douglas Fish for his dedicated friendship. A Celebration of Tod's Life will be held at a later date.

Hildebrand Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 54501, 715-365-4343. You are invited to leave an online condolence at

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